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Early Care and Education Newsletter


February 2024 - June 2024 

This Newsletter contains trainings between February 2024 and June 2024. Please check  I- Power training Registry if interested. If training is not on I-Power email Jasmine with your information, including the training's name and date.


Feburary 2024 - June 2024 

Printable calendars with all scheduled trainings. Most to appear as tentative trainings become permanent. 

Are you are our next Symposium Committee?

We are looking for providers in each county to help plan next year’s symposium.

We are planning to meet once a month July 2024- February 2025 via zoom and twice a month March 2025 and April 2025 in person as we gather products and build any projects. 

Please contact Jasmine at if you are interested!

Early Care and Education in Jasper, Marion and Poweshiek County


Meet your licensing requirements and professional development goals as an early childhood educator. Explore our online and face-to-face opportunities.

Upcoming Provider Trainings for Jasper, Marion, and Poweshiek Counties are below. If interested, don't hesitate to contact Jasmine Bailey at 641-792-6433 or, Early Care and Education Coordinator for Jasper, Marion, and Poweshiek County. 

Free Giveaway

Come by to get some Spring/Summer Supplies to enrich your children's lives with STEM, outside activities, and books!

April 15th and April 16th 4:30 pm-6:30 pm 

Located: Jasper County ISU Extension and Outreach, Newton, IA 

Just a Bite (FREE)

April 18th, 2024, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm 

Located: Jasper County ISU Extension and Outreach, Newton, IA 

CPR/ First Aid Training ($100/Participants)

May 2nd, 2024 6:15 pm-10 pm

Located: Drake Community Library, Grinnell, IA.

Navigating Your Way as a Professional and a Parent (FREE)

May 8th, 2024 6 pm- 8 pm

Located: Marion County ISU Extension and Outreach, Knoxville, IA

Infant and Toddlers: Block Play (FREE)

May 21, 2024, 5 pm-8 pm 

Located: Marion County ISU Extension and Outreach, Knoxville, IA

CPR/ First Aid Training ($100/Participants)

June 3rd, 2024 6:15 pm-10 pm

Located: Marion County ISU Extension and Outreach, Knoxville, IA

Building Resilience With Storybooks (FREE)

Session 1: June 18th, 6 pm - 8 pm

Session 2: June 25th, 6 pm - 8 pm 

Located: Jasper County ISU Extension and Outreach, Newton, IA 


Jasmine Bailey

Early Care and Education Coordinator
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach- Jasper County
550 N 2nd Ave W
Newton, IA 50208
Office Hours:
Monday- Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 12 pm



Child Care Provider Workshops

2-hour workshops focused on healthy, affordable food choices and physical activities for children in your care, allergies, food safety, communication, child care business, and more.

Environment Rating Scale Training and Assessment

Interested in improving the quality of your childcare program in a fun and interactive way? Learn how to use Environment Rating Scales to assess and improve the quality of childcare programs.

Iowa Early Learning Standards 3rd Edition Orientation

Review Iowa’s Early Learning Standards, learn how to use the standards, and plan developmentally appropriate activities for young children, ages birth to 5.

Universal Precautions

Learn ways to prevent infection in child care and protect yourself and others using Universal Precautions. Discover how to access, develop, and use an Exposure Control Plan, an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirement.

Passport to Early Childhood Education

  • Program Administrators: Refine your skills as a supervisor, coach, and mentor to early childhood teachers and staff. Discover how to give effective feedback, challenge growth, and nurture ongoing professionalism.
  • Teacher and Staff Orientation: Learn the basic skills and knowledge to teach and care for children in child care centers, preschool, or school-age care programs. Discover how to support early learning, build positive relationships, and ensure children’s health and safety.


A professional development system supporting consultants employed by Iowa Child Care Resource & Referral who work closely with early childhood programs to identify program strengths and problem-solve challenges.